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Synonyms for formation
fɔrˈmeɪ ʃənfor·ma·tion

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Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. formation

    Synonyms:
    shape, structure, construction

    Antonyms:
    deformity, malformation, dislocation, distortion

Princeton's WordNet

  1. formationnoun

    an arrangement of people or things acting as a unit

    "a defensive formation"; "a formation of planes"

    Synonyms:
    organization, constitution, shaping, geological formation, establishment, organisation

  2. formation, shapingnoun

    the act of fabricating something in a particular shape

    Synonyms:
    establishment, shaping, constitution, organization, geological formation, organisation, defining

  3. constitution, establishment, formation, organization, organisationnoun

    the act of forming or establishing something

    "the constitution of a PTA group last year"; "it was the establishment of his reputation"; "he still remembers the organization of the club"

    Synonyms:
    fundamental law, constitution, establishment, physical composition, composition, organization, system, shaping, governance, governing body, ecesis, make-up, validation, institution, makeup, organic law, brass, administration, geological formation, arrangement, organisation

  4. geological formation, formationnoun

    (geology) the geological features of the earth

    Synonyms:
    organization, constitution, shaping, geological formation, establishment, organisation

  5. formationnoun

    a particular spatial arrangement

    Synonyms:
    organization, constitution, shaping, geological formation, establishment, organisation

  6. formationnoun

    natural process that causes something to form

    "the formation of gas in the intestine"; "the formation of crystals"; "the formation of pseudopods"

    Synonyms:
    organization, constitution, shaping, geological formation, establishment, organisation

  7. formationnoun

    creation by mental activity

    "the formation of sentences"; "the formation of memories"

    Synonyms:
    organization, constitution, shaping, geological formation, establishment, organisation

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. formationnoun

    Synonyms:
    creation, production

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How to use formation in a sentence?

  1. Daniel Moriarty:

    This unusual structure at the very center of the basin begs the question: What is this thing, and might it be related to the basin formation process?

  2. The European Space Agency:

    The existence of such complex molecules in a comet, a relic of Solar System, imply that chemical processes at work during that time could have played a key role in fostering the formation of prebiotic material.

  3. Corey Knopp:

    People were physically assaulted, we expect to get booed and cussed at. But never for violence to take place... Put yourself in our shoes. Kids. Marching in formation back to our busses after a long day. Getting shoved and having beer cans shaken and sprayed at our feet. Getting slapped because of the words on our uniform( IOWA). Getting pushed so hard that someones( not going to name this person) ribs are broken. That is completely unacceptable.

  4. Northwesterns Raffaella Margutti:

    We think that The Cow is the formation of an accreting black hole or neutron star, we know from theory that black holes and neutron stars form when a star dies, but weve never seen them right after they are born. Never.

  5. W. R. Inge:

    Consciousness is a phase of mental life which arises in connection with the formation of new habits. When habit is formed, consciousness only interferes to spoil our performance.


Translations for formation

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  • تشكيلArabic
  • строй, формиране, формация, образуванеBulgarian
  • formigoEsperanto
  • koulutus, muodostuma, muodostus, muodostaminen, muodostelmaFinnish
  • izglītībaLatvian
  • formazzjoniMaltese
  • rotsformatie, vorming, formatieDutch
  • formasjonNorwegian
  • formaçãoPortuguese
  • обучение, структура, строй, конструкция, создание, формирование, образование, формацияRussian
  • ఏర్పాటు, నిర్మాణంTelugu
  • формуванняUkrainian
  • قیامUrdu

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